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Holland Engineering is proud to announce that Josh Host, P.E., S.E., has completed the 16-Hour Structural Engineer Examination and is now a Licensed Structural Engineer in the state of Illinois. The pass rate for this year’s exam is less than 40% of the 570 engineers sitting for the exam.
Illinois is one of the few states requiring S.E. licensure to specifically practice structural engineering. Several states, including Michigan, have not yet adopted this level of standard practice for structural engineering.
Josh has demonstrated a commitment to the industry, the profession, and his career. By achieving this level of certification, Josh has shown that he has the knowledge to be an exemplary structural engineer. We are proud to have Josh as part of the team.
For more information about our structural engineering services, please contact:
Josh Host, P.E., S.E.
Recognizing the increased demand for structural services, HEI has added a full-time structural engineer to further support our industrial clients.
Josh Host, PE, joined HEI this past summer, bringing several years of experience in structural engineering and design for the A/E community. Josh has been actively engaged supporting our current clients, while at the same time, working to position HEI to grown in the local structural market.
Licensed in several states, Josh continues to stay focused on the ever-changing code and design requirements which vary by local jurisdiction, as well integrating the full resources of structural support software, including RISA-3D and Revit Structure, to develop complete structural packages specific to our clients' needs. Look for future announcements regarding increased industrial and commercial structural services.
For more information on our structural services and capabilities, please contact: Josh Host, P.E., 616-392-5938, jhost@HollandEngineering.com .
This year's $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one Engineering student from either Calvin College or Western Michigan University to be used towards tuition or the purchase of student books. The Scholarship will be officially awarded on Monday, June 5, 2017.
Holland Engineering has a long history of providing engineering solutions by offering a strong staff of experienced professionals, incorporating cutting-edge tools and technologies, and providing services specifically tailored to our clients. If you are a student that is excited about both the history and future of engineering and are looking to make engineering part of your career, we encourage you to review and complete the application.
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All applications must be completed by April 30, 2017, to be considered.
If you have questions about the scholarship, please contact Rose Bays, Human Resources Manager, at (616) 392-5938 or by email.
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With only four partners and one additional employee, the Holland Engineering, Inc. team was required to wear many hats. Original services included civil engineering, land surveying, and mapmaking services. During the day, they would work in the field as survey crews and return to the office in the evening to place telephone calls, perform computations, prepare drawings and research information for the next day’s work.
Since then, Holland Engineering, Inc. has grown to a staff of over 125 employees consisting of Engineers, Surveyors, CAD and GIS Technicians, Environmental Scientists and Administrative personnel. This growth would not be possible without the long-term goal of providing multiple design services for a variety of clients. In addition to the initial services, HEI currently provides structural engineering, energy consulting services for pipeline projects, added land surveying services, environmental consulting, wetland delineations and project management. Our client base includes private and public entities in the residential, commercial, industrial, municipal and energy markets throughout Michigan and across the United States.
During the past 40 years, HEI has adapted to changes in technology and has grown to meet the needs of our clients. However, our dedication and commitment to providing professional services with honesty, integrity and accuracy have not changed. We have built longstanding and mutually beneficial relationships with our clients to whom we are truly thankful.
HEI’s Energy Group continues to remaining busy assisting our clients with facility design and engineering related services. Most recently, HEI assisted TransCanada with the installation of new 150 Hp Atlas Copco air compressors at three of their compressor stations located in Ohio, Kentucky and Mississippi. Holland Engineering is providing the installation design drawings for each location including the air piping, volume tanks, mist eliminators, air dryers, liquid drains, controls, structural modifications and cooling systems. At two of the stations, the compressors will be air cooled which requires a ducting design. The third location will be water cooled which requires a coolant system with controls, pumps, and fans.
The compressors are used to supply both starting air for TransCanada’s natural gas compressor engines and also instrument air for their pneumatic equipment in and around their facilities. This will add reliability to their air systems and in turn improve their ability to move gas throughout their cross country pipelines. HEI is pleased to have the opportunity to further assist TransCanada with our professional services.
For more information on our facility services, please contact Gary Smith, P.E., Energy Group Manager at 248.827.7322 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Although SEMCO Energy is headquartered in Port Huron, Michigan, they deliver natural gas to the southern half of the state's Lower Peninsula (including West Michigan) and currently provide natural gas to 299,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. SEMCO Energy is anticipating 2015 will be another busy year. As the temperatures are slowly warming up to spring, Holland Engineering has already received requests to provide assistance on five projects.
Holland Engineering will provide easement and right-of-way staking for the purpose of ensuring the newly installed gas mains or service lines will be constructed within their respective easement or right-of-way. Prior to any field staking, Holland Engineering researches an extensive data base and works with the county road commissions to ensure that any road widenings and additional easements or right-of-ways are discovered prior to field staking. SEMCO Energy has proven to be a loyal client whom Holland engineering enjoys working with. Thank you SEMCO for the continued opportunity to assist you with our professional services!
Pilot Flying J has opened a new Pilot Truck Stop on the south side of Holland. Construction is completed and the grand opening happened in November of 2015. This new facility is located at the intersection of M-40 and I-196 and will be the first Pilot Truck Stop in the area.
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